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Puerto Vallarta News NetworkNews from Around Banderas Bay | May 2007 

Sergio & Roberto Martinez Win Sports Classic Pro-Am Tennis
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Sergio (L) teamed with older brother Roberto Martinez for a victory in the Sports Classic Tennis Pro-Am finals.

Canto Del Sol tennis pro Polo Torres and his amateur playing partner Dr. Raul Meza accept their finalist trophy.
Brothers Sergio and Roberto Martinez have captured another Pro-Am tennis tournament, the latest victory coming at the Sidral Aga 14th International Sports Classic. The finals were held Saturday afternoon at the Canto Del Sol Tennis Club and the brothers faced Canto Del Sol professional Polo Torres and his amateur playing partner Raul Meza.

The two might have seen their last Pro-Am as a team stated Tennis Director Martin Parra, as Roberto is now an assistant pro at Club Marival and Sergio soon should join him at the a resort in the near future. The Martinez brothers, now 16 and 17, won the match in straight sets, 6-3, 6-3 and dominated most games. Torres and Meza played well but they were unable to find a weakness against the Martinez brothers in the finals.

Play in the tennis segment of the Sports Classic was split between the Sheraton and Canto Del Sol, although the finals were all played at the Canto Del Sol facility.

In the "A" singles, Alex Garcia won a tough first set from Bernardo Salas at 7-5, but got his game going, winning the second set at 6-0. Salas has a busy tournament as he also played in the "B" division. He made it to the finals against Cesar Huerta earlier in the day and took the "B" trophy in a straight set 6-2, 6-2 victory. In the "C" division Javier Diaz won his first tournament since he began playing tennis about a year ago. He defeated Rodrigo Martinez in a long three set match 6-4, 5-7, 6-2 to break his maiden in tournament play.

Congratulations to all winners and participants in the tennis part of the Sports Classic.

The winners accept their championship trophy, one of many the two brothers have won in both singles and doubles competition.

Alex Garcia is presented as the winner of the "A" division.

Bernardo Salas picked up two trophies in the event, here he was awarded the "B" championship and he also was a finalist in the "A" division.

Javier Diaz won the "C" division and claimed his first tournament victory after starting to play tennis about a year ago.

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